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in las vegas, to meet alexis wineman, miss montana, with all of the others as they compete for the crown. but her journey unlike any other, her family telling us the stories of the little girl unable to relate to the little girls at school, the hours spent alone, she had autism but they didn't know it. the teacher who once said i don't get paid enough to handle this. but 11 years old, finally answer. a diagnosis. no one thought she would make it here. i'm david. good to meet you. at 18, alexis has defied the odds. the first contestant with autism to compete in miss america. she came with a message for other children with special needs. what do you say to other young people who feel alone? >> i wish they would embrace themselves for who they are. >> reporter: and when she didn't have any friends growing up, i heard you had one best friend? >> oh, yes. in the fourth grade, i had a giant winnie the pooh doll. >> reporter: winnie the pooh, still loyal today. there are so many young women here who have defied the odds from small-town america. from ohio, miss fallen timbers. miss wyoming finan
. that package heads to the senate after the president's inauguration. >>> alexis, wineman grew up knowing she was not like any other kids, but it wasn't until she turned 11 that she really found out why. here's dr. sanjay gupta with the story of a girl who did not let her disorder get in the way of her dreams. >> reporter: miss montana surrounded by more than 50 other bo beauty queens on stage. for most of her life, alexis, wineman spent her time alone. >> i was very quiet. i couldn't say anything right. i was picked on for the way i spoke. i didn't have any friends. >> reporter: her parents knew there wassing ing ssomething w their small town didn't have the resources to figure out what it was. at the age of 11, a doctor finely put the name to wineman's condition, pervasive development disorder, a mile form of autism. typically children with autism are intelligent but very quiet. typically they don't end up becoming beauty queens either. but wineman said one day she simply decided not to let her condition define her. >> i wanted to accept myself and my autism and i realized that my autism d
designers, michelle obama always makes a statement. alexis brian morgan. >> i remember seeing a picture of her in brazil in a one shouldered rachel roy dress with black and gold wooden bangles, quite frankly she looked kind of hot, but still very appropriate in her role. when have you ever said that a first lady looks hot? >> mrs. obama wasn't always a darling of the fashion world. sure, she knocked our socks off with that ivory ball grown. but in the early days of her husband's first term, she was often more buttoned up, suits and separates first game way to sheaths and those pearls ala jackie kennedy. >> she loves fashion forward jewelry, she still wears pearls and mix things 20g9. wear a cardigan, it's not just the twin set, she mixes things together. and wears it with a vintage belt, there are elements that are definitely feel jackie ochlgt, but she has completely her own twist on everything. >> reporter: alexis believes mrs. obama started out wearing what she thought she should as first lady and then started taking more fashion risks as she settled into her role. bold colors, toe f
. >> michelle really loves alexis jewelry. she still wears pearls. it's not just the twin set. she mixes things together an wears where vicinitiage belts. there are elements that are jackie o. but she has her own twist on everything. alexis believes mrs. obama started out wearing what she thought she should as first lady and then started taking more fashion risks as she settled into her role, bold color, patterns, pointed toe flats and even neon nail polish. her gray nail polish was a big talker. >> she wear clothes with a metallic sheen. it just reflects the light an catches her skin in a beautiful way. that's another thing that's really smart. >> reporter: mrs. obama signature style has evolved into what she likes to call lady like with a twist. the look most often includes skirts and dresses that are circular, lots of floral, texture and jewel sleeveless to show off her toned arms. many women say it's her every day style that has such appeal. >> people definitely love her style because it's relatable. they will see her wearing a j crew cardigan that they can do themselves. they can look just
contestant making history. miss montana, alexis wineman, is going to be the first contestant with autism. >> reporter: she is an incredible woman. she is the first contestant with autism. and the youngest contestant. and she's not letting any of it keep her from her dream. in a competition filled with smiles, struts and sass, the reigning miss montana looks like she fits right in. >> holy crap. i'm going to be on miss america. >> reporter: but fitting in has never been easy for 18-year-old alexis wineman. >> growing up, i was alone a lot. i barely hung out with anyone. and that's because i was afraid of being laughed at. >> reporter: she is the first miss america contestant to be diagnosed with autism, which was discovered when she was just 11 years old. >> i would stay in my room for hours, not wanting to talk to anyone. >> reporter: even though she was considered highly functioning, she said she was ridiculed because of her speech impediment and intense shyness. >> the girl you're seeing right now, is not the same girl you would have seen ten years ago. i've overcome so many of my symp
in theaters today. alexis christoforous has more on the adult twist of the 200- year-old fairytale. >> reporter: hansel and gretel aren't kids anymore. this modern movie version of the grimm's fairytale takes place 15 years after the title characters survive the witch who wanted to eat them. now they're professional witch hunters. how do you best kill a witch? >> cutting off her head tends to work. >> reporter: jeremy and the former bond girl star in the film. >> my name is gretel. and this is my brother hansel. they're vulnerable when they're apart but strong when they're together. >> reporter: the actors say playing siblings was easy. >> jeremy and i have a really great chemistry naturally off screen. so we could bring that. >> there's a deep love that i have for my siblings and so just kind of brought it in with jemma who's easy to love. >> finally meet. >> reporter: another bond girl plays the most wicked witch. >> so witty and formidable. she's like a tigris. >> very scary. i scared -- scary. i scared myself. >> reporter: not just tale of sweet revenge. they also have to confr
proposal in washington. with us now is alexi, noah's uncle. i understand you had concerns that your voice, your family's voice was not being heard by the white house. you just heard from them moments ago. what did they say? >> that's correct. the white house contacted me on my way -- while i was on my way to the show. i had sent an e-mail about eight days ago to an aide of president obama asking questions about whether the families would have an opportunity to speak about the proposal. and an opportunity to be heard. and i never received a response to that e-mail. according to the call i just received, it was a miscommunication at the white house. and that's why there was no response to the e-mail. they apologized for that. >> why do you think they reached out to you now? one of our producers called them today in anticipation of the interview to get a comment and i think the associated press also ran a story on it, too. do you think that's what did it? >> i think to help them understand the situation better in terms of the family's desire to speak to vice president biden. my understanding
is broken. policies are making it worse. >> does anyone think alexi can create jobs? look at his record of economic failure. >> 28 years of barbara boxer and america is going broke. >> the results were largely successful for them. the chamber helped elect candidates like marco rubio and kelly in the senate. although big money efforts to unseat some senators, like barbara boxer and michael bennett did fall short. both sides sought to repair relations. tom donahue said he was willing to work, and the president extended an olive branch when he went to the chamber in february of 2011. >> maybe if we had had brought over a fruit cake when i first moved in, we would have gotten off to a better start. but i'm going to make up for it. for all the disagreements, tom, we may have sometimes on issues, i know you love this country. i know you want america to succeed just as badly as i do. >> once again, however, it seemed to be one step forward and one step back. the two sides battled over taxes, spending and the budget throughout 2011 and 2012. the chamber accused the president of trying to kill j
. sanjay gupta introduces us to alexis weinman in this week's "human factor." miss montana surrounded by more than 50 other beauty queens on stage all hoping to become miss america. for most of her early life she spent her time alone. >> i was quiet because i couldn't say anything right. i was picked on for the way i spoke. i really didn't have any friends. >> reporter: her parents knew there was something wrong but the small town of cut bank, montana, didn't have the resources to figure out what it was. at the age of 11 after years and years of searching for answers a doctor finally put a name to weinman's division, pervasive development disorder, a mild form of autism. typically children with autism are very intelligent but very quiet, socially awkward and don't respond appropriately to interactions with other people. typically they don't end up becoming beauty queens either but weinman says one day she simply decided not to let her condition define her. >> i wanted to accept myself and my autism and i realized my autism isn't what defines me. i define what is autism. >> reporter: s
and arrested alexis rueda and his brother eduardo rueda . the assault rifle was later found in a nearby shed. >> new informations surfacing about the body found it at navato disposal and petaluma on friday off. >> the man has been identified as 30 year-old luis gomez did as i originally from mexico. >> he lived in both eureka in santa rosa but was currently transient. he would stay with relatives in the santa rosa area periodically in new people in the petaluma area. >> was last seen alive on thursday evening in santa rosa. authorities are still trying to determine how he's body gatt to petaluma. >> we now know the lance the falcons will face off against the san francisco 49 is next sunday. >> the falcons last seahawks game was a nail biter. >> with the falcons blowing a 20 point lead in the fourth quarter and been winning with the 49 yd field goal. >> a sum niners fans wanted seattle when as today, because the nfc said it should game with a been played at candlestick instead of an atlanta. >> i feel like the nine is are a better team than both of those teams. >> the game is coming up sunday
with this woman, alexis wright, of running a prostitution studio with a cover-up of a zumba class. and a deadly brawl in brooklyn. the 24-year-old was being escorted from a holding cell to a bathroom and police said he shoved the officer and ran away. it is not clear whether he was handcuffed or how he got out of the station. in florida, orlando police need some help finding a man missing since monday. they say the 47-year-old has mental health issues. arthel: new information on the nationwide flu outbreak. the centers for disease control and prevention just releasing the numbers showing how hard the flu is heading now and who is most at risk. elizabeth is live in atlanta. i just got a text for my 28-year-old cousin was a teacher in los angeles and she said she's back in urgent care. so this thing is definite is still on the rise, right? yes, this remains one of the worst flu seasons that we have seen so far. the cdc reporting a more pediatric deaths this week, bringing the total up to 37 deaths as far as pediatric cases are concerned. nationally speaking, cases are leveling off, but we are sti
to meet our obligations. that's not who we are. major, then alexis. >> as you noted, jay, the situation in algeria is very fluid and you are trying to discern fact from fiction. once that process is finished, does the president intend to communicate with the country about what he knows and what has happened? >> well, i think -- i have no scheduling announcements to make on behalf of the president, and i think we're focused now on finding out and seeking clarity about the events in algeria. and once we know more and once we have more that we can convey to you, we'll make assessments based on that. >> does the white house believe that there is something at work in mali or algeria that is moving or shifting in a way that's maybe catching the american public's attention for the first time? threat patterns? different areas of conflict? an aggressiveness on al qaeda or affiliates that needs perhaps more communication with the american public, a greater sense of what's actually going on here? >> we here in the white house and throughout the administration are intensely focused on al qaeda and
a organization and speaks out denies knowing about the so-called brothel run by alexis wright, but admits to co-signing a loan. >> never became romantic. we did have intimate moments, but it's not what i would consider romantic. >> and i'm confused about the difference. >> want to explain. >> when it involves money. >> brian: i'm going to reread my issue of glamour and find out if there is with a difference. >> alisyn: her alleged client list 150 men, some well-known around town and those are your headlines. >> steve: okay, not too long ago out in mt. carmel, pennsylvania, we'll tell you a little how a girl was talking to another girl while waiting for the bus and involved a hello kitty paint gun. >> alisyn: bubble gun. >> steve: you're not going to believe what happened to the kid. >> alisyn: they were five years old. >> they were five. >> alisyn: more on that and also, who can forget this moment? >> ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. >> alisyn: and on this inaugural weekend we'll take a look back at some of the most memorable speeches given by past
if an extortion plot was in the works. >> why would alexis wright need cam corders, stacks of hard drives and countless lists about her clients that investigators say detailed who, what, when and how much? three months later the question of why is still hanging over the town of kennebunk. beth mclean writes about what everyone has been talking about. extortion. >> why would anyone do this unless there was going to be some grand attempt at extortion down the road. but in truth, no one really knows. >> reporter: no one knows, but the town is certainly speculating. >> all my gut instincts say this is some type of extortion situation that has been set up. but again, i don't have all of the facts. >> reporter: so far about a third of the nearly 200 alleged so-called johns in the case have been identified. gary pullman represents ten of them. >> their whole lives have been turned upside down, and i don't think that's fair. >> reporter: wright was running a one-woman brothel out of a dance studio with her lover, gary strong. both are being charged with violation of privacy and conspiracy. both h
'm here with alexis from new york. >> do you pick out anywhere in the world, where would it be? >> you know, i went to one of the most beautiful places on earth that i have ever seen before. they're called the maldives. you go to dubai. it's way in the middle of nowhere, but it's the most beautiful -- >> a long way. >> it's the most beautiful islands you have err seen. the water is blue. i loved it. >> that's my favorite spot. >> i didn't understand. any place i have never been before? >> yeah. any place -- if you can go anywhere in the world that you haven't been before, where would you go? >> i would like to go to australia. have i never been, and i have never met an aussie i didn't love. >> no kidding. >> we got to run, sweetie. good enough for hugh jackman, it's good fluff for me. >> beauty can be skin deep. this is that segment where they -- kathie lee and i are going to tell you how you can look seven years younger. >> wear going to have you stepping out in style with the hottest fashion trends in the new year. >> how to throw the ultimate golden globe party. miss, this seat's av
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